Dave heads up Treeshake, a learning organisation that is growing digital age leaders. 

As Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum, Dave is committed to serving society through his work. 

After co-founding Cerebra, Africa's leading social media agency, Dave launched the first digital marketing courses for the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business. 

Considered one of the most influential voices in digital media in Southern Africa, Dave regularly speaks to audiences ranging from students to world leaders. 

Dave serves on the board of the Mail &Guardian,  Endeavor’s Venture Corps; and as a Trustee for the Reach Trust.

He is a passionate advocate of side-projects, and regularly writes about the importance of the learning-by-doing in today's fast-changing world. 

Clients include (alphabetically):

Allan Gray, Cairo University, Castrol, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Clickatell, Curtin Graduate School of Business Perth, Deloitte, Discovery Health, First National Bank, Gordon Institute of Business Science, GrowthPoint, Investec, Jupiter Drawing Room, King James, Mail & Guardian, Mauritius Commercial Bank, Media24, Metropolitan, Naspers, Nestle, Ogilvy, Old Mutual, Pam Golding Properties, Pioneer Foods, Polytechnic of Namibia, Pearson, Primedia, Protea Hotels, Ramsay Media, Rand Merchant Bank, Mauritius Commercial Bank, Raymond Ackerman Academy, SABMiller, Sol Plaatjie Institute for Media Leadership, South African Airways, South Africa Tourism, Stellenbosch University, The United Nations, Toyota East Africa, USAID, University of Cape Town, University of Melbourne, Vega, Volkswagen, Woolworths, World Presidents Association, Young Presidents Association, Zoom Advertising.